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Luke Lewis, the number-one singles player on the PHS team, returns the ball against the Woonsocket opponent whom he ultimately defeated Thursday afternoon.

Portsmouth boys’ tennis team blanks Woonsocket

Portsmouth boys’ tennis team blanks Woonsocket

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School varsity boys’ tennis team got its season off to a fine start Thursday when it defeated Woonsocket High School 7-0 in a division match at home. Head coach Tina Schroeder said she’s excited about the new season. “I think it’s going to be the strongest team we’ve had since I’ve

Members of the School Committee view a photograph created by Amanda Chisholm, who won a Gold Key Award as well as the national American Visions Award for her work.

Portsmouth puts spotlight on student achievement

PORTSMOUTH — Official business was put aside entirely — well, almost entirely — so the School Committee could recognize the district’s high-achieving students Tuesday night. Inside a crowded high school auditorium, students who excelled in the arts and music, math and sciences, sports and other fields were commended for their accomplishments this year in an hour-long

Connor Wray took this self-portrait, entitled “Infliction,” which he said was inspired by one of his favorite photographers, Kyle Thompson.

Portsmouth student captures award-winning images

PORTSMOUTH — The photograph is hard to look at. The self-portrait shows Portsmouth High School senior Connor Wray’s legs wrapped in barbwire, with what appears to be blood dripping from his lower limbs. The picture was inspired by one of Connor’s favorite artists, conceptual photographer Kyle Thompson, who created a barbwire suit for some of his

The Sakonnet Times’ story makes no mention of who snapped this March 1974 photo of the Portsmouth High School streakers.

40 years ago: Streakers’ mad dash at Portsmouth High

PORTSMOUTH — Five extroverted young men turned heads 40 years ago this month when they stripped down to their birthday suits and darted across some athletic fields at Portsmouth High School. Their timing could not have been better, for that same month — March 1974 — marked the release of Ray Stevens’ hit novelty song that cashed

Senior captain Amber McCollum, sophomore Janelle Dublin and freshman Jenna Carruba (from left) go through their routine while competing in the Rhode Island Interscholastic League state championship cheerleading meet in Providence Saturday.

Portsmouth cheerleaders are tops in the state

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School competitive cheerleading team came into this year’s season wearing new uniforms and performing new routines. And, after demonstrating their talent at the R.I. State Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, they took home a state title. After working all season to perfect their two-and-one-half minute routine of tumbles, pyramids and basket-catches,

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Portsmouth hears abutters’ concerns on T3 Project

PORTSMOUTH — Residents living near the high school athletic fields can expect things to get somewhat dusty and noisy during initial work on the “T3 Project,” which is expected to begin during school vacation week next month. Several members of the School Committee met with about 10 abutters in an informal gathering at the high school